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Francis Bellotti
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Bellotti in 1984
61st Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
In office
January 3, 1963 – January 7, 1965
Governor Endicott Peabody
Preceded by Edward F. McLaughlin, Jr.
Succeeded by Elliot Richardson
54th Massachusetts Attorney General
In office
1975–1987
Governor Michael Dukakis
Edward J. King
Preceded by Robert H. Quinn
Succeeded by James Shannon
Personal details
Born
Francis Xavier Bellotti

May 3, 1923 (1923-05-03) (age 98)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Democratic

Francis Xavier Bellotti (born May 3, 1923) is an American lawyer and politician. In 1962 Bellotti was elected as Lieutenant Governor for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts from 1963 to 1965.

In 1964 he had challenged the sitting governor of his own party, Endicott Peabody, and defeated him in the Democratic Primary; but lost in the general election to John Volpe. From 1975 to 1987 he was, for three terms, the Massachusetts Attorney General.

In 2012, the district courthouse in Quincy, Massachusetts, was named in his honor.

He is currently the Vice Chairman of Arbella Insurance Group.

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